Funeral services for Gary Falke, 62 of Dime Box, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Old Dime Box, Texas with Pastor Bernie Schey officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Dime Box. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. The family will be present Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gary Louis Falke was born on May 13, 1959 in Giddings, Texas to Herbert Louis Falke and Ruby Edna (Handrick) Falke. He was baptized on May 24, 1959 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor by Pastor August Horn and later confirmed on April 7, 1974 also at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor by Pastor Robert Hartfield.
He attended and graduated from Lexington High School.
On December 5, 2009, he was united in marriage to Barbara Iselt at Trinity Lutheran Church. He worked many years as a mill operator for Cargill Nutrena in Giddings. Gary was an active member at Trinity Lutheran Church and served as a trustee. He was a very active person who enjoyed gardening, going to the farm, bailing hay, and just being outside. Gary was a perfectionist on any and all projects that he had. He always enjoyed spending time with his wife as they were always going and doing life together.
Gary passed away the morning of Sunday, January 23, 2022 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Bryan, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Ruby Falke; father-in-law, Waldemar Iselt; brother-in-law, Larry Tullos, and sisterin law, Pauline Falke.
Gary is survived by his wife, Barbara Falke of Dime Box; two brothers, Jimmy and Sandra Falke of Paige and Jerry Falke of Fedor; mother-in-law, Hermine Iselt of Dime Box; sister-in-law, Sylvia Tullos of Dime Box; brother-in-law, Gary and Beverly Iselt of Lexington, and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the employees of the first shift at Cargill.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or the charity of one’s choice.
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